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AECOM Wind Technical Project Manager - California in Oakland, California

Job Summary

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world .

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

AECOM is seeking an experienced Senior Wind Technical Project Manager to join our growing Energy Team. This position is located in California.

The successful candidate is a dynamic, self-directed individual with an excellent understanding of managing and executing utility scale wind projects, designing wind projects, and maintaining client relationships. Attributes we are looking for include:

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, creative problem-solving, collaboration and leadership skills

  • Proven ability to effectively communicate expectations and requirements with both clients and team members

  • A track record of leveraging relationships to expand work with existing clients, identify new clients and recruit and retain in-house staff

Typical work includes managing owner’s engineer tasks for utility scale wind energy projects, including oversee or manage wind system design and technical reviews.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for the overall management administration to projects and assists in establishing project-specific objectives and policies.

  • Implements company and project policies and is a primary liaison between AECOM and client interface.

  • Works with interdisciplinary technical leads in coordinated successful execution of projects

  • Reviews wind project deliverables against contracted scope of services

  • Writes technical reports to communicate findings to clients and stakeholders

  • Coordinates internal resources and third parties/subcontractors for the execution of projects

  • Supports changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs to minimize risk

  • Reports and escalates to management as needed

  • Maintains project documentation control

  • Manages the development of cost estimates to determine return on investment

  • Leads and supports development of technical proposals.

  • Helps recruit and build a team of professionals to support the growth strategy

DCS—Energy

AECOM’s Energy practice provides a wide range of services from consulting and engineering design to energy engineering, energy procurement and construction (EPC) for power, energy efficiency, and renewable energy clients. Our understanding of the big picture – and the interconnection between generation, distribution, storage, and the demand side of the meter – allows us to deliver holistic strategies that improve and modernize next generation energy infrastructure. We connect knowledge and experience across our global framework to bring together a unique combination of engineers, planners, scientists, and project managers who advance cleaner, secure, and more sustainable energy solutions.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science or closely related field

  • 6 years of experience including related consulting experience leading and managing technical teams and project management with experience in:

  • Project Management, including large, complex projects in multiple locations

  • Wind energy assessment, design, or development

  • Energy production modeling

  • Turbine layout and modeling

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in renewable energy or related discipline

  • PE license in either Electrical or Mechanical Engineering

  • Current relevant contacts in the wind sector

  • Experience leading a diverse team of professionals including, but not limited to: project managers, construction managers, project controls professionals, estimating, public outreach, procurement professionals, environmental professionals, consultants, owners engineering, safety professionals, risk management etc.

  • Experience in utility scale, commercial and industrial scale renewables project design and construction

  • Experience with both Onshore Wind and Offshore Wind project development, permitting, design and construction

  • Experience in designing/selecting wind turbines and technical calculations.

  • Working knowledge of utility transmission and distribution system tariff structures

  • Skilled with wind modeling software, AutoCAD, GIS or other graphics software

Additional Information:

  • Occasional travel within the United States may be required

  • Sponsorship is available for this position

  • Relocation is not available for this position

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Energy

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 269164BR

Additional Locations US - Albuquerque, NM - One Park Square, US - Billings, MT - 207 N Broadway STE 315, US - Los Angeles, CA - 300 S Grand Ave, US - Minneapolis, MN Suite 1100 800 S LaSalle Ave, US - Portland, OR - 888 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 600, US - Sacramento, CA - 2020 L St, US - Seattle, WA - 1111 3rd Avenue

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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